Breaking: '60 Minutes' Bob Simon Dies in Car Crash

Discussion in 'The Bar' started by dawg, Feb 11, 2015.

  1. dawg

    dawg In The Dog House Staff Member

    Reputations:
    77,020
    Joined:
    Aug 19, 2010
    Messages:
    131,392
    Likes Received:
    112,330
    View attachment 26030

    NEW YORK -- Bob Simon, the longtime "60 Minutes" correspondent and legendary CBS News foreign reporter died suddenly tonight in a car accident in New York City.

    The award-winning newsman was 73.

    Simon's five-decade career took him through most major overseas conflicts spanning from the late 1960s to the present. He joined CBS News in 1967 as a New York-based reporter and assignment editor, covering campus unrest and inner city riots. Simon also worked in CBS News' Tel Aviv bureau from 1977-81, and worked in Washington D.C. as the network's State Department correspondent.
    http://www.cbsnews.com/news/cbs-news-correspondent-bob-simon-1941-2015/
     
  2. dawg

    dawg In The Dog House Staff Member

    Reputations:
    77,020
    Joined:
    Aug 19, 2010
    Messages:
    131,392
    Likes Received:
    112,330
    [​IMG]
     
    DarkFriday likes this.
  3. DarkFriday

    DarkFriday Fired as a MOD...Twice. Gold

    Reputations:
    121,379
    Joined:
    Jul 6, 2011
    Messages:
    192,406
    Likes Received:
    118,883
    Goodnight funnyman...

    [​IMG]
     
  4. DarkFriday

    DarkFriday Fired as a MOD...Twice. Gold

    Reputations:
    121,379
    Joined:
    Jul 6, 2011
    Messages:
    192,406
    Likes Received:
    118,883
    Damn.
    Somebody wasn't going the speed limit @Lemmy
     
  5. Dream Theater

    Dream Theater DAWGS E-BULLY Squad Gold

    Reputations:
    39,439
    Joined:
    Sep 17, 2010
    Messages:
    28,673
    Likes Received:
    50,152
    At least he died doing what he loved.
     
    RenchFries, DarkFriday and jaw_belize like this.
  6. Billy Brown

    Billy Brown Suck my dick from the back VIP

    Reputations:
    4,662
    Joined:
    Dec 15, 2011
    Messages:
    39,251
    Likes Received:
    6,131
    I've known too many people that went out in a car crash. I still have nightmares about

     
    BrulesRules likes this.
  7. doughhead63

    doughhead63 OD'd on life itself Staff Member

    Reputations:
    23,760
    Joined:
    Sep 18, 2010
    Messages:
    35,691
    Likes Received:
    14,198
    Will they dig up Mike Wallace, reanimate his body and put him on the show again?
     
    GoshGeeGolly likes this.
  8. Phan Neepack

    Phan Neepack Well-Known Member

    Reputations:
    0
    Joined:
    Aug 24, 2013
    Messages:
    10,107
    Likes Received:
    3,873
    Damn, damn, daaaaaaamn !!!!!!!!!

    [​IMG]
     
    ZosoHitler, Gwarn1 and Cheri like this.
  9. artiesoffspring

    artiesoffspring Hugs and kisses

    Reputations:
    144,049
    Joined:
    Feb 8, 2013
    Messages:
    61,006
    Likes Received:
    18,948
    Convertible :cheer:
     
  10. BaddFunn

    BaddFunn Kick ass fuck yeah VIP

    Reputations:
    13,358
    Joined:
    Feb 25, 2012
    Messages:
    35,616
    Likes Received:
    16,908
    Looks like he did a Princess Diana in the back of his town car.
     
    DarkFriday likes this.
  11. Rod-Stroker

    Rod-Stroker She's Really Fucking Mental Gold

    Reputations:
    13,123
    Joined:
    Jan 26, 2012
    Messages:
    11,003
    Likes Received:
    8,930
    Prob used the jaws of life to remove roof to make the extraction of the dead news anchor much easier
     
    DarkFriday likes this.
  12. RH Goatcabin

    RH Goatcabin Unknown Member VIP

    Reputations:
    35,114
    Joined:
    Oct 25, 2010
    Messages:
    96,939
    Likes Received:
    32,061
  13. RH Goatcabin

    RH Goatcabin Unknown Member VIP

    Reputations:
    35,114
    Joined:
    Oct 25, 2010
    Messages:
    96,939
    Likes Received:
    32,061
    Thank god you told us and not Lever
     
  14. nextlevel

    nextlevel You're so amazing

    Reputations:
    0
    Joined:
    Jun 8, 2013
    Messages:
    6,934
    Likes Received:
    3,700
    Cabin, rh. Goat
     
  15. RH Goatcabin

    RH Goatcabin Unknown Member VIP

    Reputations:
    35,114
    Joined:
    Oct 25, 2010
    Messages:
    96,939
    Likes Received:
    32,061
    Level, Next. :nojj:
     
  16. Chrisboom

    Chrisboom Well-Known Member Banned User

    Reputations:
    -4,661
    Joined:
    Jan 12, 2014
    Messages:
    3,230
    Likes Received:
    4,893
    "Robin..I was just gonna call Bob Simon.."
     
    DarkFriday likes this.
  17. DiamondGoddess

    DiamondGoddess Born Ready for My Close-Up! Gold

    Reputations:
    125,744
    Joined:
    Aug 25, 2013
    Messages:
    39,215
    Likes Received:
    76,598
    So Brian "Douche" Williams is disgraced and Bob Simon, who from all acounts was a totally stand-up reporter, dies?!
    #WTF
     
    GoshGeeGolly and DarkFriday like this.
  18. DarkFriday

    DarkFriday Fired as a MOD...Twice. Gold

    Reputations:
    121,379
    Joined:
    Jul 6, 2011
    Messages:
    192,406
    Likes Received:
    118,883
    [​IMG]

    Joined:
    Aug 25, 2013 and this is your first post?
    Mult @Schmoopy
     
    GoshGeeGolly likes this.
  19. RH Goatcabin

    RH Goatcabin Unknown Member VIP

    Reputations:
    35,114
    Joined:
    Oct 25, 2010
    Messages:
    96,939
    Likes Received:
    32,061
    :bigcry:
     
    nextlevel likes this.
  20. DarkFriday

    DarkFriday Fired as a MOD...Twice. Gold

    Reputations:
    121,379
    Joined:
    Jul 6, 2011
    Messages:
    192,406
    Likes Received:
    118,883
    We needed the rent space in NY anyway
     
    RH Goatcabin likes this.